Chase Young looks pretty good running through pass-catching drills
Is there anything Chase Young can’t do?
We all know the former Ohio State defensive end was one of the best players in college football last year, regardless of position. Few had the game-wrecking impact that the Heisman Trophy finalist brought to the field every single game. And that was just on the defensive side of the football.
Can you imagine if he adds another skill to his repertoire? Well, it looks like that could actually be the case.
Ahead of the NFL Scouting Combine, Young was going through some pass-catching drills that were captured on video. He looked pretty comfortable running through the drills and appeared to show some really good hands. Below is the video from The Checkdown:
Could Chase Young play on both sides of the ball? 😮 @youngchase907
— The Checkdown (@thecheckdown) February 20, 2020
Young could easily have an impact at defensive end in the NFL, but could he also see snaps at tight end? With his kind of athleticism, it might be something a coach thinks about during the season.
With a few months until the NFL Draft, Young seems to be a lock for the No. 2 overall selection, with LSU quarterback Joe Burrow likely being the top pick come late April. But if Young proves to be a weapon on both sides of the football, perhaps the Bengals would take a chance on the former Buckeye.
Either way, it’s almost scary how athletic and physically imposing Young could be at the NFL level. He should have no trouble adjusting to the pro game, even if he takes on multiple positions.